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Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance at Jenoptik
JENOPTIK AG welcomes the German Corporate Governance Code, which is in the economic interests of Germany and of the companies, and which will contribute towards increasing the trust of investors in the German economy in Germany and abroad. JENOPTIK AG is aware of the significance of investor trust and has maintained an open and transparent corporate style from the very beginning.

Corporate Governance

Corporate Governance Statement

The Corporate Governance Statement in accordance with §§ 289 f, 315 d of the German Commercial Code is an unaudited part of the Combined Management Report. It contains the Declaration of Conformity in accordance with § 161 of the German Stock Corporation Act (AktG), information on methods of corporate governance, a description of the functioning of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board, the structure and functioning of the committees of the Supervisory Board, the specification of the target figures for the proportion of women in the company as well as a description of the diversity concept followed for composition of the Executive and Supervisory Boards.

Directors’ Dealings

NumberPrice/CurrencyBusiness VolumeFinancial instrument
Mag. Brigitte Ederer
14,255 Euro
14.255,05 Euro
08.07.2014Rudolf Humer
10.00011,46 Euro
114.600,00 Euro
Mag. Brigitte Ederer


11,98 Euro
22.762,00 Euro
Mag. Brigitte Ederer
11,99 Euro
49.878,40 Euro
Mag. Brigitte Ederer
5,00 Euro
19.700,00 Euro
Carl-Zei?-Stra?e 1
07743 Jena

Executive Board

Dr. Stefan Traeger - President & CEO of JENOPTIK AG

CEO Dr. Stefan Traeger

Dr. Stefan Traeger has been the Chairman of the Executive Board of JENOPTIK AG since May 1, 2017. He is responsible for the divisions (operational business) and the regions as well as for the areas of Corporate Development (Strategy, Mergers & Acquisitions, Innovation), Corporate Communication, Investor Relations, Legal, Compliance & Risk, ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) & CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) and, as Human Resources Director, for HR. More

Hans-Dieter Schumacher – Chief Financial Officer of JENOPTIK AG

CFO Hans-Dieter Schumacher

Hans-Dieter Schumacher has been Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of JENOPTIK AG since April 1, 2015. He is responsible for the areas of Finance & Controlling (Corporate & Divisional), General Procurement, Treasury, Tax, IT & Data Security as well as Corporate Real Estate Management and Internal Audit. More

Supervisory Board

(as at June 2020)

Matthias Wierlacher, Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Chairman of Thueringer Aufbaubank, Erfurt

Michael Ebenau, Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board*
1st commissioner of the local council of IG Metall Jena-Saalfeld, Jena

Astrid Biesterfeldt*
Vice President Business Unit Energy & Drive at JENOPTIK Advanced Systems GmbH, Hamburg

Evert Dudok
Executive Vice President Communications, Intelligence and Security bei Airbus Defence and Space

Elke Eckstein
Member of the Managing Board / COO Weidmüller Aktiengesellschaft, Bielefeld

Thomas Klippstein*
Chairman of the group's works' council of JENOPTIK AG, Jena

Dörthe Knips*
Chairman of the works' council of JENOPTIK Laser GmbH, Jena

Dieter Kröhn*
Chairman of the works' council of JENOPTIK Advanced Systems GmbH, Essen

Doreen Nowotne
Independent management consultant

Mag. Heinrich Reimitz
Member of the Executive Board of ECE European City Estates GmbH, Vienna (Austria)

Stefan Schaumburg*
Trade union secretary of IG Metall, regional office in Frankfurt

Prof. Dr. rer. Nat. habil. Diplom-Physiker Andreas Tünnermann
Director of the Institute for Applied Physics and professor for Applied Physics at Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena and director of the Fraunhofer-Institut für Angewandte Optik und Feinmechanik, Weimar

* employee representative

Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct is a binding guideline for law-abiding and responsible conduct within the Jenoptik-Group.

In order to ensure a high level of integrity as well as of ethical and legal standards within the Group and to maintain Jenoptik's reputation at all times, the Code of Conduct summarizes principles of behavior we have always taken for granted. It contains minimum standards that are binding upon all Jenoptik employees in the world.